PVA question

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  1. Henry feldman

    Henry feldman Well-Known Member

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    I need to print some molds with a dissolvable middle piece. How hard is it to print actual things in PVA (not as support). The pieces are long branching tubing structures (blood vessels and bronchi)
     
  2. Tom De Bie

    Tom De Bie Well-Known Member

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    If your only printing PVA it shouldn't be a problem. Just treat it as PLA for the first layer ;)
     
  3. Henry feldman

    Henry feldman Well-Known Member

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    Thanks. How about cooling settings? Same as PLA?
     
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    Tom De Bie Well-Known Member

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    A tad lower, but do use cooling ;)
     
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    JvdP Well-Known Member

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    Scaffold is actually pretty good for this type of printing. I haven't tried it myself but I've noticed it prints a lot nicer than normal PVA. The quality of the print is better.
     
  6. Henry feldman

    Henry feldman Well-Known Member

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    Cool, I have a spool, so will try that.
     

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